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Eric Pop

Eric Pop

(epop at stanford dot edu) is the Pease-Ye Professor of Electrical Engineering (EE) and, by courtesy, of Materials Science & Engineering and Applied Physics at Stanford and SLAC, where he also leads the SystemX Heterogeneous Integration focus area. Before Stanford, he spent several years on the faculty of UIUC, and in industry at Intel and IBM. His research interests include nanoelectronics, data storage, and energy. He received his PhD in EE from Stanford (2005) and three degrees from MIT (MEng and BS in EE, BS in Physics). His honors include the Intel Outstanding Researcher Award, the PECASE from the White House (the highest honor given by the US government to early-career scientists & engineers), Young Investigator Awards from the Navy, Air Force, NSF CAREER, DARPA, and several best-paper awards with his students. He is an APS and IEEE Fellow, a Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher, he was General Chair of the IEEE DRC and IEEE NVMTS, and he has also served on program committees of the IEDM, VLSI, MRS, and APS conferences. In his spare time he tries to avoid injuries while snowboarding and in a past life he was a DJ at KZSU 90.1 FM. [CV]


Koosha Nassiri Nazif

Dr. Koosha Nassiri Nazif

(koosha at stanford dot edu)
Koosha received his Ph.D. (2022) in EE, his M.S. (2016) in ME from Stanford, and previously his B.S. (2014) in ME from Sharif University of Technology. Along the way, he did internships at Apple (OLED/LCD displays) and HP Labs (3D Electronics). He is now a post-doc at Stanford developing novel flexible optoelectronic devices, including solar cells and wearable temperature sensors, based on 2D transition metal dichalcogenides.

Tara Pea

Dr. Tara Pea

(tara dot pena at stanford dot edu)
Tara received her Ph.D. in (2023) and M.S. (2019) in ECE from Univ. Rochester, supported by an NSF Fellowship, and her B.S. (2017) in Physics from Adelphi Univ. She is now a postdoc at Stanford examining strain-engineered heterostructures and devices based on 2D and other materials. She is a recipient of the NSF MPS-Ascend Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Anh Tuan Hoang

Dr. Anh Tuan Hoang

(athoang at stanford dot edu)
Anh Tuan received his Ph.D. (2022) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Yonsei University and his M.S. (2016) in Bionano Engineering from Hanyang University, supported by the BK21+ Fellowship. He is now a postdoc at Stanford focusing on the wafer-scale synthesis & characterization of 2D semiconductors. He is co-advised with Prof. Andrew Mannix.

Anton Persson

Dr. Anton Persson

(antonper at stanford dot edu)
Anton received his Ph.D. (2023) in EE from Lund University and his M.Sc. (2018) in Engineering Physics from Chalmers University of Technology and the Technical University of Munich. He is now a postdoc at Stanford researching emerging memristor technologies for in-memory computing applications, including phase change materials and ferroelectrics integrated onto 2D transition metal dichalcogenides. He is a recipient of the Wallenberg Fellowship.

Asir Khan

Dr. Asir Khan

(asir at stanford dot edu)
Asir completed his Ph.D. in EE with us (2023) and is now a postdoc with Prof. Sayeef Salahuddin at UC Berkeley, while remaining a Visiting Researcher with us. He received his B.Sc (2016) and M.Sc (2018) in EE from BUET. He is interested in phase change materials and topological semimetals for energy-efficient memory, interconnects, and computing. Asir received the Stanford Graduate Fellowship (SGF) and several other awards listed here.

Zherui Han

Dr. Zherui Han

(zrhan at stanford dot edu)
Zherui Han received his Ph.D. (2024) in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University, and B.S. (2019) in Energy and Power Engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China. He is a recipient of Purdue's Ross Fellowship and Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship. He is now a postdoc at Stanford developing multi-scale simulation methods for thermal transport in 2D systems and devices.

Cagil Koroglu

ağıl Kroğlu

(koroglu at stanford dot edu)
ağıl (Chuck) received his B.S. in EEE (2016) and Physics (2017) from Middle East Technical University, and is now pursuing his M.S. and Ph.D. in EE at Stanford. His current research interests include nanoscale thermometry, thermal modeling, and using nanomaterials for thermal solutions in nanoscale devices and 3D ICs. Together with Michelle Chen, Cagil received a Best Poster Award at the SRC ASCENT Annual Review in 2018.

Jung-Soo Ko

Jung-Soo Ko

(jsko9327 at stanford dot edu)
Jung-Soo received his B.S. (2018) with high honors in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Yonsei University and is now pursuing his Ph.D. in EE at Stanford. His research focuses on fabrication of 2D materials and devices with high-k gate oxides, especially characterization of their interface, as well as ferroelectric high-k oxides for memory applications. Jung-Soo is  a recipient of the SK Hynix fellowship and he is co-advised with Prof. Krishna Saraswat.

Sumaiya Wahid

Sumaiya Wahid

(swahid at stanford dot edu)
Sumaiya received her B.Sc. (2017) and M.Sc. (2019) in EEE from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and is now pursuing her Ph.D. in EE at Stanford. Her research interest includes the fabrication and characterization of chalcogenide thin films and nanoscale devices. She is the recipient of a Stanford Graduate Fellowship (SGF).

Mahnaz Islam

Mahnaz Islam

(mzislam at stanford dot edu)
Mahnaz received her B.Sc. (2017) and M.Sc. (2019) in EEE from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in EE at Stanford.  Her current research focuses on the physics and applications of insulator-metal-transition (IMT) oxides such as vanadium oxide and niobium oxide. She is the recipient of a Stanford Graduate Fellowship (SGF).

Katie Neilson

Katie Neilson

(kmn at stanford dot edu)
Katie received her B.S. with honors in Materials Engineering from Iowa State (2019) and is now pursuing her M.S. and Ph.D. in EE at Stanford. Her current research interests include the growth and characterization of high-mobility and under-studied 2D materials (such as InSe), for transistors and other heterostructure devices. She is the recipient of a Stanford Graduate Fellowship (SGF).

Crystal Nattoo

Crystal Nattoo

(cnattoo at stanford dot edu)
Crystal received her B.S. in Electrical Engineering (EE) with a minor in Graphic Design from the University of Miami in 2019. She is currently pursuing her M.S. and Ph.D. in EE at Stanford. Her current research focuses on the fabrication and characterization of flexible sensors and circuits using 2D transition metal dichalcogenides. She is a recipient of the NSF Graduate Fellowship.

Jerry Yang

Jerry Yang

(jay632 at stanford dot edu)
Jerry received his B.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from UT Austin (2020) and is now pursuing his Ph.D. in EE and M.A. in Education at Stanford. His research focuses on strain in novel materials and their applications in flexible electronics, computing, and sensing. In addition, he is interested in diversity, equity, and inclusion issues in engineering education. He is a recipient of the ARCS and NSF Graduate Research Fellowships.

Maritha Wang

Maritha Wang

(maritha at stanford dot edu)
Maritha received her B.S. in Chemistry and B.A. in Physics from the University of Chicago (2020) and is now pursuing her M.S. and Ph.D. in MSE at Stanford. Her current research focuses on elucidating the transport properties of 2D materials using simulations. She is a recipient of the NSF Graduate Fellowship and Stanford’s Shoucheng Zhang Graduate Fellowship (previously the Quantum Science and Engineering Fellowship).

Robert Bennett

Robert K.A. Bennett

(rkabenne at stanford dot edu)
Robert (Rob) received his MASc in ECE (2021) and BASc in Nanotechnology (2019) from Univ. of Waterloo. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D in EE at Stanford, focused on numerical methods to study the electrostatic and capacitive properties of 2D materials, and on developing analytical models for contact resistance in Schottky barrier transistors. He is a recipient of the Stanford Graduate Fellowship (SGF) and an NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship (PGS-D).

Lauren Hoang

Lauren Hoang

(lahoang at stanford dot edu)
Lauren received her M.S. (2021) in EE and B.S. (2020) in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. She is now pursuing her Ph.D. in EE at Stanford University. Her current research focuses on the stability of oxide transistors and on large-scale growth and devices of 2D semiconductors. She is co-advised by Prof. Andrew Mannix.

Xiangjin Wu

Xiangjin Wu

(xiangjin at stanford dot edu)
Xiangjin received his B.S. in Physics from Nanjing University (2020) and is now pursuing his M.S. and Ph.D. in EE at Stanford. His current research focuses on novel materials and heterostructures for memory applications, including phase change memory (PCM), dynamic random-access memory (DRAM), and their interconnects. He is co-advised by Prof. H.-S. Philip Wong.

Haotian Su

Haotian Su

(haotian_su at stanford dot edu)
Haotian received his B.S. in EE from National University of Singapore (2022) and is now pursuing his M.S. and Ph.D. at Stanford. His research focuses on developing novel materials and thin films for energy-efficient memories and computing, including magnetic random-access memory (MRAM), oxide transistors, and other nanoscale devices. He is co-advised by Prof. Shan X. Wang.

Yuan-Mau (Leo) Lee

Yuan-Mau (Leo) Lee

(ymlee616 at stanford dot edu)
Yuan-Mau (Leo) received his B.S. in Materials Science & Engineering from National Tsing-Hua University in Taiwan (2022) and is now pursuing his M.S. and Ph.D. in MSE at Stanford. His current research focuses on nanofabrication and gate stack topics related to oxide and 2D semiconductors, and their applications.


Past Members (Alumni)

Post-Docs, PhD, and MS Students:
Prof. Alwin Daus, post-doc (2019-21)
Dr. Sam Vaziri, post-doc (2017-20)
Prof. Kevin Brenner, post-doc (2018-19)
Prof. Aditya Sood, post-doc (2018)
Prof. Miguel Muoz Rojo, post-doc (2016-18)
Prof. Eilam Yalon, post-doc (2015-18)
Dr. Michal J. Mleczko, post-doc (2017)
Prof. Feng Xiong, post-doc (2013-16)
Dr. Zuanyi Li, post-doc (2014-15)
Dr. Yong Cheol Shin, post-doc (2014-16)
Dr. Ashkan Behnam, post-doc (2010-13)
Dr. Myung-Ho Bae, post-doc (2009-11)

30. Dr. Marc Jaikissoon, Ph.D. EE (2023)
29. Dr. Asir I. Khan, Ph.D. EE (2023)
28. Dr. Michelle E. Chen, Ph.D. MSE (2023)
27. Dr. Connor Bailey, Ph.D. EE (2023)
26. Dr. Victoria Chen, Ph.D. EE (2022)
25. Dr. Kirstin Schauble, Ph.D. EE (2022)
24. Dr. Alex Gabourie, Ph.D. EE (2021)
23. Dr. Connor McClellan, Ph.D. EE (2021)
22. Dr. Stephanie Bohaichuk, Ph.D. EE (2020)
21. Dr. Isha Datye, Ph.D. EE (2020)
20. Dr. Runjie (Lily) Xu, Ph.D. EE (2020)
19. Dr. Sanchit Deshmukh, Ph.D. EE (2020)
18. Dr. Chris Neumann, Ph.D. EE (2019)
17. Dr. Saurabh Suryavanshi, Ph.D. EE (2018)
16. Dr. Kirby Smithe, Ph.D. EE (2018)
15. Dr. Ning Wang, Ph.D. EE (2018)
14. Dr. Feifei Lian, Ph.D. EE (2018)
13. Dr. Chris English, Ph.D. EE (2017)
12. Dr. Michal Mleczko, Ph.D. EE (2016)
11. Dr. Zuanyi Li, Ph.D. Physics (2015)
10. Prof. Sharnali Islam, Ph.D. ECE (2015)
9. Dr. Enrique Carrion, Ph.D. ECE (2015)
8. Dr. Andrey Serov, Ph.D. ECE (2014)
7. Dr. Kyle Grosse, Ph.D. MechSE (2014)
6. Dr. Vincent Dorgan, Ph.D. ECE (2014)
5. Prof. Feng Xiong, Ph.D. ECE (2014)
4. Dr. Joshua Wood, Ph.D. ECE (2013)
3. Prof. David Estrada, Ph.D. ECE (2013)
2. Dr. Albert Liao, Ph.D. ECE (2012)
1. Dr. Zhun-Yong Ong, Ph.D. Physics (2011)

Ryan Grady, M.S., EE (2019)
Sungduk Hong, M.S., ECE (2013)
Austin S. Lyons, M.S. Thesis, ECE (2011)
Balaji Ramasubramanian, M.S. Thesis, ECE (2010)
Undergraduate Researchers:
(thesis recipients underlined)
Frederick Nitta (2022-24)
Aditya Bora (2023-24)
Felix Zhang (2023)
Vivian Auduong (2022)
Connor Cremers (2022)
Neel Roy (2021-22)
Kamila Thompson (2021)
Noor Fakih (2020)
Maisy Lam (2020)
Sidra Nadeem (2020)
Paul Bates Walter (2019)
Linsen Li (2018)
Andrew Yu (2017)
Bozo Vareskic (2017)
Megan Yamoah (2016)
Stephone Christian (2016)
Anika Manzo (2016)
Aria Tedjarati (2016)
Erin Antono (2015-16)
Peter Satterthwaite (2015)
Priyanka Rao (2015)
Justin Doong (2014-15)
Job Nalyanya (2014)
Tim Anderson (2014)
Yeshar Hadi (2014)
Maryann Tung (2013)
Muneeb Ahmed (2013)
Juan-Pablo Llinas (2012-13)
Jayan Hewaparakrama (2012-13)
Christopher Neumann (2012)
Yuan Dai (2012)
Akshay Malik (2011-12)
Alicia Hoag (2011-12)
Xuanyu Zhong (2012)
Sumit Dutta (2011)
Gautam Shine (2011)
Eric Kwan (2011)
Chun-Ming Ching (2011)
Jose Matamoros (2011)
Jen-Chieh Liu (2011)
Dominic Ortigara (2010)
Yang Zhao (2009)
Shreya Prakash (2009)
Ryan Pecora (2009)
Aidee San Miguel (2009)
I-Ru (Tim) Chen (2008)
Jerry Lee (2008)
William Wahby (2007)
Jaime Valle (2007)


Visitors

Minkyung Bae, Samsung (2024)
Sarallah Hamtaei, IMEC (2024)
Eros Reato, RWTH Aachen Univ. (2023)
Prof. Matthew Gilbert, Univ. Illinois Urbana-Champaign (2018)
Luis Ruelas, Downtown College Prep, Alum Rock (2017)
Prof. Xinran Wang, Nanjing University (2017)
Prof. Akiko Ueda, University of Tsukuba (2017)
Takaaki Uno, JSR Corp. Japan (2015-17)
Henry Fung, Irvington High School, Fremont (2016)
Prof. Davide Donadio, Max Planck (now UC Davis) (2015)
Massimiliano Bianchi, Politecnico di Milano Como (2012)
Andrea Cappelli, Univ. of Modena (2012)
Marina Timmermans, Aalto University (2011)
Ilaria Imperiale, Univ. of Bologna (2011)
Prof. Daniele Ielmini, Politecnico di Milano (2010)
Prof. Junichiro Shiomi, Univ. of Tokyo (2009)
Thierry Tsafack, Univ. of Bologna (2009-10)


updated May 2024